Vacation Scholarships In Costa Rica

Every year thousands of Students studying in the United States, studying tourism, hospitality and related fields, to seek for vacation scholarships in Costa Rica,  this scholarship rewards and encourage innovative thinking as regards tourism.  This scholarship is non renewable thou applicants may reapply.

This scholarship is awarded to two successful candidate’s,  scholarship every year ends on February 15th ,this scholarship values around $1000,  applicants are required to have a minimum GPA of 2.8.  

This scholarship  to be eligible you must submit an essay up to 700 word detailing  you choose the area of study and their career goals in relation to this field.  The essay must be submitted in the following format

  • Full Name
  • School
  • Student ID Number
  • Field of Study
  • Year of School
  • GPA
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

To be eligible for this scholarship

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  1. You must be a student enrolled in a US undergraduate degree program
  2. Must be studying in a field of tourism or related Fields
  3. Must have a CGPA of 2.8
  4. Must have submitted an innovative essay and  has desire 

Application Deadline: The last day to apply for each of this scholarship is every February 15th yearly

Application Details

This scholarship is awarded through essay submission, click here for details  [email protected] 

Some international students are fond of asking the following questions

Are there English Speaking Universities in Costa Rica? 

Yes, there’re some universities in Costa Rica, that doesn’t use Spanish as her compulsory language of instruction, they give her students the options of using either English or Spanish.  Also the Universidad Veritas,  one of the best private universities in central America, offers English options and also the United Nations university for peace San Jose. 

Which Universities in Costa Rica are Good for Master’s and Undergraduate Degree Program?

For undergraduate students, quite a good number of Costa Rica universities offer’s several programs,  and most of this universities offer programs that are internationally friendly, and suits her students needs

The best for undergraduate degree are

  • Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Universidad Nacional
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica
  • Universidad EARTH
  • Universidad Latina de Costa Rica

For master’s degree program, they include

  • Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Universidad Nacional
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica
  • Universidad EARTH
  • INCAE Business School, Costa Rica

Scholarship Grants For International Students in Costa Rica

  1. Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grant Travel 

This scholarship is aimed at helping her applicants offset their travel costs, to any of the Latin America countries including Spanish, this scholarship is based on merit. 

And this scholarship is focused on students who wish to pursue a career in Ecology and conservation, & sustainability.  This scholarship awards up to $2000. Her deadlines are April 1 and October 15  Click here for details 

  • Global Leaders scholarships

They’re multiple number of awards for this scholarship based on the type of scholarship you’re applying to study.  While students pursuing for a summer program are  eligible for up to $1250 and $2000.  This is a need based scholarship.

Click here for details

Master In Project Management Scholarships For International Students in Costa Rica

This scholarship is available to international  students, who are citizens of organization of American States, OAS who wish to study in the university for international cooperation Costa Rica.  This scholarship is designed to develop, strengthen the students project management skills, in an online teaching environment. 

This program is aimed at educating everyone irrespective of discipline or profession from around the world, especially the Citizens of OAS member nation, with a bachelor’s degree  who are seeking for how to develop their competency and creative thinking skills,  which can be used to implement projects,  while leading multi disciplinary teams and a complex multi cultural environment. 

Eligibility and selection criteria

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To be eligible for this scholarship you must have

  • Provided an unconditional letter of admission from the University
  • Complete the scholarship application
  • Be a permanent resident or a citizen of a my of the OAS member nation except Costa Rica
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree

Documents: a valid passport,  academic transcript, Academic certificate.

OAS member nation include

Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana. Haití, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay Peru, Nevis Saint Kitts, and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, and the Grenadines, Suriname, Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay and  Venezuela

Application Details

This scholarship is applied entirely online click here for details

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